Its quite the norm when you says that watches are just watches,its tell the time but watches also tells the world exactly whom they are dealing with. By looking deeper, its brings out the new meaning that describe WATCHES as NOT just common but an asset for those who love it and toys for the billionaires.
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The Hublot Classic Fusion Haute Joaillerie “$1 Million,” limited to only eight pieces, earns its $1 million price tag with the 1,185 baguette diamonds covering every surface of the watch, from the case and bracelet to the openworked dial. For the case alone, a 15-person team had to perform 1,800 hours of cutting and 200 hours of dimensional checking and quality control. Certainly one of the most expensive watches ever made by Hublot.
This Roger Dubuis Excalibur Quatuor also earns a top spot among the most expensive watches list, it has a case made entirely of silicon (according to the brand, the first such watch of its kind), a material with half the weight of titanium and four times the hardness. The watch is equipped with the RD101 movement, notable for its four sprung balances, which work in pairs to compensate for the effects of gravity much faster than a tourbillon would, resulting in a more accurate watch. The Excalibur Quatuor is priced at 1 million Swiss francs (which translates to roughly around $1,125,000 US).
The Jaeger-LeCoultre Hybris Mechanica à Grande Sonnerie has a retail price of $ 1,474,070. The watch boasts 1,300 parts which made it capable of playing the entire Big Ben chiming sequence. It was released in 2009 as part of the Hybris Mechanica 55 trilogy, a trio of watches that comprised 55 complications altogether.
Richard Mille’s RM 56-01, which features a distinctive, all-sapphire glass case, is priced at $1.85 million. The RM 56-01 was on display at SIHH 2013.
Greubel Forsey’s Art Piece 1 was revealed at the 2013 SIHH, and quickly rose to the top spots in the most expensive watches ever made rankings, with a price of CHF 1.5 million (approximately $1.6 million). The watch’s standout feature is the nanosculpture by artist Willard Wigan in the crown. The Art Piece 1 also has an inclined tourbillon.
There are 4 pieces in this collection, each more outstanding than the other, collection that depicts the Solar System. Each piece features a rare meteorite: Tourbillon Mars, Tourbillon Rosetta Stone, Tourbillon Asteroid and Tourbillon Moon. LOUIS MOINET METEORIS WATCH
Hublot’s Black caviar watch was a draw dropper when it came out in 2009. well, it has long since raised the bar. but this wristwatch, covered in 501 baguette-cut black diamonds and 18-carat white gold is a classic, surprisingly understated piece.
This magnificent representation of the watchmaker’s art is another self winding watch. No more batteries are you have traded your old watch for this. Some parts of this watch have been crafted from 18 karat gold. Blancpain 1735 Grande Complication
This Swiss-made watch has 60-karats of diamonds cut into perfect cubes. This luxury watch and bracelet is water resistant to 100 feet and also resistant to scratches. What woman would not want her old watch traded for this beautiful diamond watch?
The Tour de I’lle is a complicated wrist watch manufactured by the Swiss manufacturer Vacheron Constantin. It was released in 2005 to commemorate the manufacturer’s 250th anniversary. This 18 karat gold watch has a blue sapphire non-reflective glass. It is a two sided watch that is definitely worth being traded for. Vacheron Constatin Tour de I’lle
The Platinum World Time created by Patek Philippe was sold at auction for over $4 million USD in 2002. It is believed that only one was created and, at the time, it was the most expensive wristwatch in the world. This watch winds itself and you find the time anywhere in the world. This watch has a variety of finishes to choose from, yellow, white and rose gold and platinum for the discerning buyer. Patek Philippe Platinum World Time
Patek Philippe Sky Moon Tourbillon
This incredibly complicated watch has the night sky on one side that has precision that is all of its own. The front is also complex with date and the moon phases. This is an amazing watch and a piece of modern art.
Made out of 18-karat gold this beauty was made in 1933 by Patek Philippe for banker Henry Graves Jr. it took 5 years to complete and it includes 24 mechanical functions that are beyond time telling. PATEK PHILIPPE – HENRY GRAVES – POCKET WATCH
This piece features 874 diamonds and it was sold in the year 2000 for a staggering amount of $25,000,000.
The specifications for a number of the diamonds are as follows:
– 1 heart-shaped diamond, natural Fancy Pink, Internally Flawess, 15.37 carats.
– 1 heart-shaped diamond, natural Fancy Blue, VS2, 12.79 carats.
– 1 heart-shaped diamond, D color, Flawless, 11.36 carats.
– 3 pear-shaped diamonds, natural Fancy Intense Yellow, 8.45 carats total.
– 26 pear-shaped diamonds, natural Fancy Intense Yellow, 17.07 carats total.
– 48 round diamonds, natural Fancy Yellow, 8.81 carats total.
– 260 pear-shaped diamonds, all D color, Flawless, 60.94 carats total.
– 91 round diamonds, D color, Flawless, 10.29 carats total.
– 443 FC diamonds, natural Fancy Intense Yellow, 4.95 carats total.